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Beautiful Things...

“Books are living things and their task lies in their vows of silence. You touch them as they quiver with a divine pleasure. You read them and they fall asleep to happy dreams for the next 10 years.

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Great Souls: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (documentary)

I am passionate about Russian literature. Writers like Chekhov, Dostoyevsky, Joseph Conrad, Leo Tolstoy, Roerich, and Tchernichovsky, but Solzhenitsyn is one of my favorites because he wrote during the later part of the Russian Revolution and the early times of the Soviet Union, which is a favorite period of Russian History for me. 18 more words